Vivian Hallinan being arrested at San Francisco
civil rights protest
In l953 Vincent Hallinan ran for President of the
United States (as the candidate for Henry Wallace's Progressive
Party) and was also indicted (along with his wife, Vivian) by the
IRS on 14 counts of tax evasion.
Vivian was acquitted, but Vincent was convicted
on five counts and was fined $622,000 and sentenced to 18 months in
federal prison. This was his second federal prison term, having
served a six month term after the Harry Bridges's
In the l962 Vivian Hallinan and four of her sons,
Terrence, Patrick, Con and Matthew, each received a fine and 30 days
in jail relating to civil rights demonstrations.